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Best JBoss Books To Read

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Jboss books and tutorials can help fill your brain this September and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. JBoss in Action: Configuring the JBoss Application Server (2009)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadJBoss in Action is the first book to focus on teaching readers in detail how to use the JBoss application server. Unlike other titles about JBoss, the authors of JBoss in Action go deeper into the advanced features and configuration of the server. In particular, it focuses on enterprise-class topics, such as high availability, security, and performance. This book walks readers through the JBoss 5 Application Server from installation to configuration to production development. It shows how to configure the server’s various component containers such as the JBoss…
Author(s): Javid Jamae, Peter Johnson

2. Mastering JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7 (2016)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadCreate modular scalable enterprise-grade applications with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7. The ideal target audience for this book is Java System Administrators who already have some experience with JBoss EAP and who now want explore in depth creating Enterprise grade apps with the latest JBoss EAP version. The JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) has been one of the most popular tools for Java developers to create modular, cloud-ready, and modern applications.
Author(s): Francesco Marchioni, Luigi Fugaro

3. JBoss at Work: A Practical Guide (2005)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadConsisting of a number of well-known open source products, JBoss is more a family of interrelated services than a single monolithic application. But, as with any tool that’s as feature-rich as JBoss, there are number of pitfalls and complexities, too. Most developers struggle with the same issues when deploying J2EE applications on JBoss: they have trouble getting the many J2EE and JBoss deployment descriptors to work together; they have difficulty finding out how to get started; their projects don’t have a packaging…
Author(s): Tom Marrs, Scott Davis

4. jBoss: Developer’s Guide (2017)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadBuild your own enterprise applications and integration flows with JBoss and its products. If you are a Java developer who wants to have a complete view of the JBoss ecosystem or quickly explore a specific JBoss Product, then this is the book you want. Integrators and consultants, familiar with JBoss, who want integrate several JBoss products within their ongoing project will also find this book useful. Have you often wondered what is the best JBoss product to solve a specific problem?
Author(s): Elvadas Nono Woguia

5. JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment (2011)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadYou will be guided through setting up a JBoss application server in a logical order, with plenty of screenshots and practical instructions to help. Java system administrators, developers, and application testers will benefit from this book. The brand new features in AS 7 mean that everyone can get something from this book, whether you have used JBoss AS before or not. 
Author(s): Francesco Marchioni

6. Mastering JBoss Drools 6 for Developers (2016)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadDiscover the power of Drools 6 and Business Rules for developing complex scenarios in your applications. This book is for Java developers and architects who need to have a deep understanding of how to create or integrate your applications with the Drools Rules Framework. The book assumes that you know the Java language well and also have experience with some widely used frameworks, such as Spring. You should also know the basics of Maven-based applications.
Author(s): Mauricio Salatino, Mariano De Maio

7. JBoss AS 7 Development (2013)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadLearn from an expert and master JBoss Application Server through this brilliantly accessible book. It irons out the difficulties and covers creating, debugging, and securing Java EE applications. The only manual you need. JBoss Application Server meets high standards of reliability, efficiency, and robustness, and is used to build powerful and secure Java EE applications. It supports the most important areas of Java Enterprise programming including…
Author(s): Francesco Marchioni

8. Drools JBoss Rules 5.X Developer’s Guide (2013)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadFor Java developers this is the ultimate guide to coding business rules using the Drools platform. It’s a chance to get a deep grounding in it all through a logical step by step approach using many real-life examples. Writing business rules has always been a challenging task. Business rules tend to change often leading to a maintenance nightmare. This book shows you various ways to code your business rules using Drools, the open source Business Rules Management System.
Author(s): Michal Bali

9. JBoss Drools Business Rules (2009)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadThis book takes a practical approach, with step-by-step instructions. It doesn’t hesitate to talk about the technologies, but takes time to explain them (to an Excel power-user level). There is a good use of graphics and code where necessary. If you are a business analyst – somebody involved with enterprise IT but at a high level, understanding problems and planning solutions, rather than coding in-depth implementations – then this book is for you. If you are a business user who needs to write rules, or a technical person who needs…
Author(s): Paul Browne

10. JBoss EAP6 High Availability (2013)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadFrom the basic uses of JBoss EAP6 through to advanced clustering techniques, this book is the perfect way to learn how to achieve a system designed for high availability. All that’s required is some basic knowledge of Linux/Unix. High availability is a system design approach and associated service implementation which ensures that a prearranged level of operational performance will be met during a contractual measurement period. High availability is usually a system…
Author(s): Weinan Li

11. JBoss: A Developer’s Notebook (2005)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadThere’s nothing ordinary about JBoss. What began as an open source EJB container project six years ago has become a fully certified J2EE 1.4 application server with the largest market share, competitive with proprietary Java application servers in features and quality. And with its dynamic architecture, JBoss isn’t just a J2EE server. You can alter the services to make J2EE work the way you want, or even throw J2EE away completely. After more than a million downloads, many JBoss users are no longer trying…
Author(s): Norman Richards, Sam Griffith

12. JBoss Weld CDI for Java Platform (2013)

 Best JBoss Books To ReadLearn CDI concepts and develop modern web applications using JBoss Weld. CDI simplifies dependency injection for modern application developers by taking advantage of Java annotations and moving away from complex XML, while at the same time providing an extensible and powerful programming model. “JBoss Weld CDI for Java Platform” is a practical guide to CDI’s dependency injection concepts using clear and easy-to-follow examples. This will help you take advantage of the power behind…
Author(s): Ken Finnigan

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Best JBoss Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Jboss books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Mastering JBoss Drools 6 for Developers

Author(s): Mauricio Salatino, Esteban Aliverti, Mariano Nicolas De Maio
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1493638

Mastering JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7

Author(s): Francesco Marchioni, Luigi Fugaro
Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account, Year: 2016, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2136703

JBoss EAP6 High Availability

Author(s): Weinan Li
Publisher: PACKT, Year: 2014, Size: 10 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1496756

Java EE 7 Development with WildFly: Leverage the power of the WildFly application server from JBoss to develop modern Java EE 7 applications

Author(s): Michal Cmil, Michal Matloka, Francesco Marchioni
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2014, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1526380

Drools JBoss Rules 5.X Developer's Guide

Author(s): Michal Bali
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1055831

JBoss AS 7 Development

Author(s): Francesco Marchioni
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2013, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1056828

JBoss Weld CDI for Java Platform

Author(s): Ken Finnigan
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2013, Size: 14 Mb, Download: zip
ID: 1341419

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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